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STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION RULES RTI Act not applicable to unaided institutions

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 in Private, Unaided |

Vishwas Kothari,March 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Private unaided trusts or academic institutions not receiving any “substantial financial aid“ from the government do not fall within the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005, the state information commission’s Pune bench has ruled.

The bench, presided over by information commissioner Ravindra Jadhav, has set aside an order of February 4, 2015 by the first appeal officer and block education officer of Panchgani panchayat samiti. Read the rest of this entry »

9 students `locked up’ in Hyd school for not paying fees

Posted on March 20th, 2017 in Fees, Private |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, March 19,2017

Source: The Times of India

Hyderabad : A private school here allegedly locked up 19 students on its premises for about two hours, for not paying their school fees on time. The students were also barred from appearing in their annual examination, which began Saturday.

The atrocity was discovered after a parent informed the police, activists, and media about the confinement at Saritha Vidyaniketan, Hayathnagar. Police have registered a case under the Juvenile Justice Act against the school management. A probe has begun. Read the rest of this entry »

99 pvt schools rapped for ignoring RTE

Posted on February 6th, 2017 in Private, RTE |

Darshana Daga, Feb 06, 20174

Source: Mirror

ZP issues notices for lack of compliance, as schools yet to register under Act despite recent deadline extension
The apparent abhorrence of pri vate schools to comply with norms laid down by the Right to Education (RTE) Act has once again come to the fore, with at least 99 such institutes in the Pune region yet to even register under the Act, prompting the zilla parishad education department to shoot off a strongly worded notice to the offenders. Read the rest of this entry »

New anti-graft GR irks private schools

Posted on January 25th, 2017 in G.R, Private |

Alifiya Khan | January 25, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

GR gives state the power to treat pvt staffers like govt employees in graft cases.

Already irked by the continuous interference of the state government in their affairs, a new Government Resolution (GR) by the state education department has again riled the private school managements. The GR allows the state to take similar action against any unaided private school staffer, accused of graft, as it has been taking against government employees. Read the rest of this entry »

Private engg college staff gets SC relief

Posted on January 10th, 2017 in Private, Supreme Court |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, Jan 10, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Aurangabad : The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the judgment of the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay high court, directing a private engineering college management, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the state to ensure that teachers and non-teaching staff get pay according to the sixth pay commission recommendations. Read the rest of this entry »

Private CBSE schools can no longer appoint own principals

Posted on December 23rd, 2016 in CBSE, Private |

Manash Gohain,Dec 23, 2016

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : Private unaided schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will no longer be able to appoint principals or heads on their own as the board has empowered itself to monitor such appointments in schools that fall under its ambit. Also, teachers aspiring to be principals will now have to qualify a Principal Eligibility Test (PET) conducted by the board, a circular issued on Thursday said. Read the rest of this entry »

HSC application for private students from Dec 8

Posted on December 5th, 2016 in Private |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, Dec 05, 2016

Source: The Times of India

Kolhapur : Offline applications for private candidates appearing for the HSC exam next year will be available from December 8 19 with regular fees.

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) announced the dates on December 3.

Applications will be accepted from December 20-23 with late fees, a circular by MSBSHSE secretary Krishna Kumar Patil stated. Read the rest of this entry »

Thirty-four new private medical colleges get Oversight Committee’s nod

Posted on November 23rd, 2016 in Private, Supreme Court |

PTI, Nov 23, 2016

Source : The Indian Express

The Oversight Committee also approved seven colleges each for private and government, for increase in seats or starting of super speciality courses.

The Supreme Court mandated Oversight Committee on Medical Council of India (MCI) has approved the establishment of 34 new private medical colleges for the current session with certain conditions, Rajya Sabha was told today. Read the rest of this entry »

34 new private medical colleges get Oversight Committee’s nod

Posted on November 23rd, 2016 in Private, Supreme Court |

PTI, Nov 23, 2016

Source: Hindustan Times

The Supreme Court mandated Oversight Committee (OC) on Medical Council of India (MCI) has approved the establishment of 34 new private medical colleges for the current session with certain conditions, Rajya Sabha was told on Tuesday.

The Oversight Committee also approved seven colleges each for private and government, for increase in seats or starting of Super Speciality Courses, Minister of State for Health Faggan Singh Kulaste said in a written reply. Read the rest of this entry »

High tuition fee in pvt med colleges bad news for corrupt

Posted on October 10th, 2016 in Fees, Private |

Rema Nagarajan, Oct 10 2016,

Source: The Times of India

Not all aspirants for admissions in private medical colleges are happy with capitation fees being replaced by higher tuition and other fees collected through cheques or demand drafts. Anti-corruption activists point out that children of corrupt bureaucrats, police officials and judges whose official sources of income cannot meet the high fees being charged in these medical colleges were happier with the earlier situation where fees were kept low while capitation fee was collected in hard cash. Read the rest of this entry »